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These stories about local people previously featured in the news are made possible through the continued support of Dietrich Law as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Adventure group brings yoga poses back to local trails

Adventure group brings yoga poses back to local trails

'We love to hike, we love to get out there, but we really try to enjoy the journey'
Guelph Guild of Storytellers embrace technology to help spread the words

Guelph Guild of Storytellers embrace technology to help spread the words

Performances take place the first Wednesday of the month
Keeping up with the 'Life of the Party'

Keeping up with the 'Life of the Party'

In this Following Up feature we take a retrospective tour with singer-songwriter Alanna Gurr and hear about the challenges of making a record during the pandemic
UofG swimmer completes 30-km fundraising swim in a pool

UofG swimmer completes 30-km fundraising swim in a pool

Coralee Allaert planned to cross Lake Erie this summer, but that was called off due to poor weather conditions
A decade of locating missing persons, Project Lifesaver lauded with 26 successful uses

A decade of locating missing persons, Project Lifesaver lauded with 26 successful uses

Victim Services Wellington has lauded Project Lifesaver with the successful rescue of 26 people since its launch in Wellington County in 2011
Guelph consumption and treatment site is saving and improving lives, say health officials

Guelph consumption and treatment site is saving and improving lives, say health officials

Site saw 5,500 visits from 185 people in its first year, with 49 overdoses reversed
After receiving fines from hosting concert, Guelph musician still looking to give to community

After receiving fines from hosting concert, Guelph musician still looking to give to community

'I'm not going to have the music playing very loud, it’s not like there’s going to be a big band playing there,' says Monty Greig of his event planned for Halloween night
'Things are looking up' as Guelph author releases second book for children's cancer fundraiser

'Things are looking up' as Guelph author releases second book for children's cancer fundraiser

Scherer said he hopes to raise $10,000 by June 2022 in book sales and get a major publishing deal
Sewing group puts mask scraps to good use in Our Vibrant Village art

Sewing group puts mask scraps to good use in Our Vibrant Village art

EmPower Sewing group used scrap materials from sewing face masks to create the Our Vibrant Village Quilt, which is on display at the Guelph Museums
Guelph-based firm takes next step in making take-out more environmentally friendly

Guelph-based firm takes next step in making take-out more environmentally friendly

A Friendlier Company has raised over $500,000 that will go toward rapid acceleration and continuously providing sustainable takeout food containers to restaurants